Trying New Things - Students 2


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Student Activity Sheet A

Write an essay about something you would like to try one day but that you might not be able to do yet. Be sure to explain why you would like to do this someday.

Student Activity Sheet B

Directions: Directions: Study the comic strips below. Circle the strip that shows the characters willing to try new things.

Student Activity Sheet C

Directions: Think about the script read/played for the class and complete the questions below.

1. Who are the characters in this script?

2. What would Kim like Tori to try?

3. How do you think Kim feels about trying something new?

4. How do you feel when you have to try something new?

Student Activity Sheet D

Directions: In the scripts below, circle in purple two nouns that name a person and one noun that names a place. Circle in red two verbs. Underline the plurals. BONUS: Write the singular form of each plural word you find.


A noun names a person, place, thing, or idea.

A verb names describe an action, a state, or an occurrence.

Example script demonstrating trying new things appropriately:
Kim: Hey Tori, would you like to go ice skating?
Tori: I have never been ice skating.
Kim: Would you like to try it?
Tori: Sure!

Example script demonstrating trying new things inappropriately:
Kim: Hey Tori, would you like to go ice skating?
Tori: No I don’t like ice skating.
Kim: Have you ever tried it?
Tori: No and I never will. I don’t like it. I’m just not going.
Kim: Please.
Tori: No!

Student Topic Checkout

Directions: Answer the following questions.

1. Why is it important to try new things?

2. What will happen if you try new things?

3. What will happen if you don't try new things?

4. Can it be scary to try new things? Yes or No? Why?